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  • From: ken <gebser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2006 13:12:44 -0500
  • Message-id: <4579AB1C.80804@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 12/08/2006 12:00 PM somebody named Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Dec 8 2006 17:47, Hartmut Meyer wrote:
>> ... unless he invites people to vote on this.
>> And guess what: he did.
>> And guess again: the majority of voters wanted it the way it is now (the setup
>> you disagree with). Go and search in the archives. It's just a few months
>> ago.
> A perfect example of why democracy sucks. There are always some users
> who don't care, don't vote, vote wrong or whatnot. Oh, and you are
> not including all those future users that will subscribe later in the
> vote. (We could re-vote on a regular basis to workaround this.)
> Personally, I would have been more fine if the list administrator(s)
> dictated the new mode.
> -`J'

As Churchill said, democracy is the worst form of government, except for
all the other forms of government.

And Einstein, when told that 2000 Nazi scientists had voted that the
theory of relativity was wrong, said 'You cannot vote on what is the truth.'

Well, at least we don't have all those nasty vacation mails clogging up
our emailboxes! :)

"Peace hath her victories no less renown'd than war."
--John Milton
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